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anyone have experience w/ denavir (penciclovir)?

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Dr. Lester Thompson
Pathology 33 years experience
Good drug: This anti-herpes virus drug works in two ways: the active triphosphate is present at much higher concentrations in virally infected cells than in uninfected cells; and the drug targets viral dna polymerase to a much greater degree than human dna polymerases: this means it doesn't kill healthy cells.

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